A week in tech

A summary of all the major tech stories in Asia this week broken down by country and sector.

A week in Japanese tech

- Laptop PC production jumped 19% worldwide in 2002, according to a survey by Nikkei Market Access. World notebook PC production in 2002 is expected to reach 28.73 million units, which is a rapid recovery from the 3.5% growth experienced in 2001. The upward trend in demand for notebook PCs is attributed to declining prices and the increasing number of users who are buying a second PC.

Mobile Wireless

- Japan leads world in Internet access via cell phones, according to a government report. Japan has more people who access the Internet through their cellular phones than anywhere else in the world, but come second in terms of sheer...

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